Conrad Gamble, P.E., is the product steward for Therminol heat transfer fluids at Solutia Inc., a subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Co., and is based in Anniston, Ala. The company can be reached at 800-327-8626 or visit www.therminol.com or www.eastman.com.
To evaluate oxidation response of various commercially available heat transfer fluids, an oxidation stress test was developed to compare one synthetic aromatic-based heat transfer fluid with other thermic fluids.
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